JavaScript Development Part-Time

General Assembly
  • Awarded by
    General Assembly
  • Qualification
    Short Course
  • Study Mode
    On Campus
  • Course Cost
  • Duration
    10 Week Part-Time
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    10 Week Part-Time
  • Start Date
    Enquire now for upcoming start dates.
  • Location
    NSW | VIC
  • Career Outcomes
    Software or Applications Programmer | Web Developer | Assistant Web Developer | View all

overviewCourse Overview

Gain fluency in JavaScript — the world’s most popular programming language — and start leveraging its versatile capabilities to build rich, interactive websites and applications.

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What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

Created With a Focus on Real-World Relevance

Learn by doing with help from world-class practitioners who use JavaScript every day. GA’s front-end advisory board curates the best practices and innovative teaching approaches of our entire expert network to meet evolving employer demands. Its work ensures that students graduate ready to tackle the challenges they’ll face in the field. 

Become Fluent in a Powerful Programming Language

>Take a deep dive into the fundamentals of JavaScript (ES6) and object-oriented programming and learn to build modern, single-page applications. Get hands-on experience with JavaScript and jQuery, the browser, and the DOM. Then, learn to consume data from third-party APIs and persist user input using a back-end-as-a-service provider like Firebase.


Fundamentals of JS

Learn the fundamentals of JavaScript and object-oriented programming by working with JavaScript on the command line.

  • Using Node.js as a JavaScript Interpreter, and Git
  • Programming data types
  • Writing functions
  • Build and Deploy a Slackbot 

The Browser and APIs

Use JavaScript to interact with the browser, the DOM and APIs. Build an app that interacts with third-party services like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Working with objects and JSON

  • Working with objects and JSON
  • Understanding the DOM & jQuery
  • AJAX, APIs and Callbacks
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  • Build an API-driven web app

Data and Advanced Topic

Use advanced programming topics and persist user data via API calls to a back- end service provider.

  • Authentication and Oauth
  • Advanced programming concepts
  • CRUD and saving user data

Building your apps

Work on your final project and deploy your app using GitHub pages or Heroku

  • App deployment strategies
  • Intro to advanced JS frameworks
  • Deploy your app to the web

Why study withWhy Study With General Assembly

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. When you learn web development, data, design, business, and more with GA, you get:

  1. Award-winning curriculum and expert instructors, on campus and online.
  2. A global, professional community of 40,000-plus full- and part-time alumni.
  3. Career results from leading-edge courses, with mentorship each step of the way.

Founded in New York City, General Assembly is creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering short-from upskilling programs through to 12 week immersive programs designed to help you land a role in the tech industry.

Courses can be taken on campus at locations in Sydney and Melbourne or virtually via a Live Online Remote Format.

Be part of a supportive community during every step of your learning journey and beyond!

At GA, you will have a dedicated student success producer, to guide you through the course and ensure you are supported throughout your journey. You will also have the opportunity to attend regular social events, to mingle with other students and alumni.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

This course focuses on the use of JavaScript in front-end applications. Students learn the fundamentals of JavaScript and object-orientated programming on the command line (using Node.js as a JavaScript interpreter). Next, students learn to work with objects and JSON, APIs and the DOM and JQuery. Finally, students use advanced programming topics to persist user data, deploying their apps to the web.

  • Software or Applications Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • Assistant Web Developer
  • Web Programmer
  • IT Programmer
  • Programmer

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

The fee for this course is $4,500.

General Assembly offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner:

  • Make repayments through Study Loans
  • Or, pay your course fees upfront via credit card.
  • Make repayments through zipMoney

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must have a basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. Graduates of General Assembly’s Front-End Web Development course will be well-prepared.

Campus locationsCampus Location

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales



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